Aggregate Economy

BLS develops aggregate economic projections as a key input for its employment projections. This page contains the macroeconomic model solution released in December 2013.

Methodology

The methodology used to project the aggregate economy is described in detail on the Employment Projections program's methodology page and in chapter 13 of the BLS Handbook of Methods. (PDF)


Data Tables

All aggregate economy tables in a single file (XLS)

Most Recent Analysis

Other Aggregate Economy Analysis

Data for Researchers

  • Historical time-series for critical aggregate variables, 2006—2012 and projected 2022 (XLS)

    The critical variable file contains the following tables:
    • Summary table for the U.S. economy
    • Real gross domestic product—demand categories, in billions of chained 2005 dollars
    • Nominal gross domestic product—demand categories, in billions of current dollars
    • Personal income and its disposition, in billions of current dollars
    • Federal Government receipts and expenditures, in billions of current dollars
    • State and local government receipts and expenditures, in billions of current dollars
    • Foreign transactions in the NIPA's, in billions of current dollars
    • Housing and construction
    • Employment, hours, and labor force
    • Productivity, costs, and prices

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Last Modified Date: January 2, 2014